John Bertelson, MD

Assistant Professor

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A graduate of Rice University, Dr. Bertelson attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He completed his Neurology Residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and his Behavioral Neurology Fellowship at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA. Most recently, he completed his Fellowship in Neuroimaging at Dent Neurologic Institute in Amherst, NY.

A former instructor at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Bertelson is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Bertelson has broad experience in the management of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological conditions.Dr. Bertelson is a co-founder of the Austin Cognitive Medicine Society and a member of the American Society of Neuroimaging, the Texas Medical Association and the American Academy of Neurology. He has been with Seton Brain & Spine Institute since 2008.

Dr. Bertelson is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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Neuroimaging Medicine & Life Sciences
Alzheimer Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Dementia Medicine & Life Sciences
Cysts Medicine & Life Sciences
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Medicine & Life Sciences
Pathologic Processes Medicine & Life Sciences
Smell Medicine & Life Sciences
Morbidity Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1998 2018

5 Citations (Scopus)

Odorant Item Specific Olfactory Identification Deficit May Differentiate Alzheimer Disease From Aging

Texas Alzheimer's Research, Care Consortium, Aug 1 2018, In : American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 26, 8, p. 835-846 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alzheimer Disease
Healthy Volunteers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Imaging of Intracranial Cysts

Ajtai, B. & Bertelson, J. A., Oct 1 2016, In : CONTINUUM Lifelong Learning in Neurology. 22, 5, p. 1553-1573 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pathologic Processes
Differential Diagnosis
11 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroimaging of dementia

Bertelson, J. A. & Ajtai, B., Feb 1 2014, In : Neurologic Clinics. 32, 1, p. 59-93 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Alzheimer Disease

A large-scale neural model linking local neuronal dynamics to fMRI data

Horwitz, B., Bertelson, J., Beauchamp, M. & Tagamets, M. A., Dec 1 1998, In : NeuroImage. 7, 4 PART II

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic Resonance Imaging